PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasHenry TRIGWELL.
Birth date and placeAug 1815 Ringmer, Lewes, Sussex, England.
Baptism date and place29 Oct 1815 St Leonard’s Church, Seaford, Sussex.
Civil Census ResidencesBrompton Barracks, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1861).
TradeSmith.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown going grey.
Marriage date and place1 Jan? 1844 Gibraltar.
SpouseAgnes GARLAND.
ChildrenHenry John b. 1844, Gibraltar.
John b. 1846, Sheerness, Sheppey, Kent.
Ann b. 1848, Sheerness, Sheppey, Kent.
Elizabeth Amelia b. 1849, Woolwich, Kent.
Richard James b. 1851, Woolwich, Kent.
Walter William b. 1853, Bunbury, Western Australia.
George b. 1855, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Charles Raymond b. 1856, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Thomas b. 1857, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Harriet b. 1859, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Caroline Emma b. 1860 (d.1861), Bunbury, Western Australia.
Alfred b. 1864, Donnybrook, Western Australia.
Death date and place18 or 20 Jul 1890 Donnybrook, Western Australia.
Burial date and placeJuly 1890 Bunbury (Pioneer) Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateWill: 26 May 1879. Probate: 27 Sep 1890, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3403-1890-0983].
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#1624 Private.
Attestation date and place9 Dec 1836 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/CampaignsGibraltar 7 years.
Western Australia 10 years.
MustersWO11-92 6th Company, Gibraltar (1841).
WO11-124 7th Company, Chatham (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-199 (1861) Western Australia.
PromotionsPrivate to 2nd Corporal 11 Apr 1849.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 15 Aug 1855.
Corporal to Sergeant 3 Oct 1860.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesFive Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£10 gratuity).
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place21 Dec 1861 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Length of Service25 Years 103 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1364-123.
Post Discharge ResidenceDistrict of Bunbury, Western Australia.
Pension DistrictPerth.
Pension1/10d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.20, see sidebar].
Bunbury Convict Depot Feb 1852 to Nov 1861.
Farmer, Preston River, Wellington District.
Publican, ‘Anchor and Hope’, Blackwood Road, Preston River, Near Bunbury.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionEligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
Loc. 189 (51 acres) Wellington District.
Loc. 268 (60 acres) Wellington District.
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 3 Jul 1868.
The Herald 23 Nov 1872.
Inquirer & Commercial News 13 Aug 1879.